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Never miss another 'Buddy Whittington' show
"Probably the greatest Bluesbreaker of them all" JOHN MAYALL When the boss is John Mayall and the 'all' includes Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Mick Taylor, Walter Trout and Coco Montoya this is no light weight acolade.
Buddy has now stepped out of the shadows and into the spotlight. Currently touring Europe with his own band which includes Peter Stroud and Roger Cotton (both from Peter Green's Splinter Graph) and drummer Derby Todd, Buddy has chosen The Ferry for his Glasgow show.
Buddy Whittington is an American guitarist. He began playing the guitar inspired by his sister's records of The Beatles, Rolling Stones and, in particular, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton. At the age of 14 he was already a part of the Dallas/Fort Worth music scene and playing regularly in the clubs along Jacksboro Highway. During the early 1980s, he formed and sang with his own band 'The Sidemen'. In 1991 they opened for John Mayall and when Coco Montoya left the Bluesbreakers in 1993, Mayall called him to take his place in the band. 2008 saw the release of his first solo album and tour in Europe with his UK-based band, Pete Stroud on Bass and Darby Todd on drums.
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